Owego-Apalachin CSD

Relay for Life Today at OFA

Relay for Life of Tioga County is today at Owego Free Academy, starting with the opening ceremony at noon. The celebratory Survivors Lap is 12:15pm this aftermoon. After dark, the Luminaria Ceremony is scheduled for 9pm. Relay for Life is a fundraising and awareness event for the American Cancer Society. Relay of Life for Tompkins…

Two Owego Teachers Heading to India in Exchange Program

Two Owego teachers are taking their teaching methods across the world. High school English teacher Judy Hawkins and fifth grade teacher Ann Harris will be traveling to India. The two will teach at four schools over a period of 2 1/2 weeks. It was a cultural exchange idea that surfaced after a Mumbai teacher visited…

OFA named a NYSPHSAA “School of Excellence”

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has named Owego Free Academy a School of Excellence after more than 75 percent of the school’s varsity teams qualified for the Scholar-Athlete award this year. OFA is one of only 47 schools across the New York state to receive the honor. To qualify for the…

OACSD will dedicate admin and district office building tonight

Another building is ready to be dedicated in the Owego-Apalachin School District after the Flood of 2011 wiped out three district buildings. Before the regular meeting of the board of education, a brief ceremony will mark the dedication of Owego-Apalachin’s district offices and administration building. This is the third and final building to be rebuilt after…

OFA Graduation set for June 24, will be heard live on WEBO

This year’s Owego Free Academy graduation will once again be held at the Christy J. Valvo Stadium on campus. There was some question about the location due to renovations on the property. The ceremony will begin at 10am on Saturday, June 24 and will again be carried live on WEBO. Those who can’t make the…

Five high school seniors will compete in a race at Tioga Downs Sunday

Five local high school seniors will compete at Tioga Downs Sunday in the track’s annual Scholarship Race. Each of the seniors has received a $1,700 scholarship from the track and the local horsemen’s associations. Each of the five winners will be paired with a trainer to pilot a harness racehorse around the track immediately following…

OFA senior wins $3,000 scholarship from Suez

An Owego Free Academy senior has received a $3,000 scholarship from SUEZ and the New York Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies. Gary King was honored during a dinner in West Point. He will be majoring in Environmental Engineering at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry next year and hopes to…